In 1517 Martin Luther penned a document attacking the selling of indulgences. His 95 Theses were to spark the Reformation and the split with the Catholic Church.
Germany is celebrating the 500th anniversary of this act. Here you can find a compilation of all DW content related to Luther.
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Germany has been celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation started by the Protestant pastor, Martin Luther. Festivities to mark the anniversary took place last weekend in Wittenberg and coincided with a meeting of the Protestant Congress. Around 120,000 people gathered in the town including DW's resident agnostic Jefferson Chase. He sent his rather secular impressions of the event.
Kicking off the summer celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, more than 100,000 people turn out for the Kirchentag service in Luther's home town. Resident DW agnostic Jefferson Chase was among them.